Ownership and Control of Service Licences

[8 May 2018] The submissions made in response to the Discussion Document can be found below:

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[19 April 2018] The public hearings have been rescheduled with the revised date being 16 and 17 May 2018, the programme for which can be found at the following link:

Schedule of public hearings

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[20 March 2018] ICASA has postponed the public hearings with an indication that a revised date will be provided in due course.

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[15 March 2018] ICASA intends to hold public hearings in respect of the discussion document, and has extended an invitation to those stakeholders who had previously submitted comments to make oral representations. The hearings will be held on 22 March 2018, the schedule for which can be found below:

Schedule of public hearings

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[10 June 2017] The deadline for submissions has been extended to 30 June 2017, 16h00.

ICASA Act 2000: Extension of the closing date for submissions to the discussion document: Equity ownership by Historically Disadvantaged Groups and the application of the ICT Sector Code in the ICT Sector in terms of S4B of the Act, as amended

ICASA media release

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[20 April 2017] We have put together an overview of the discussion document, which can be found at the link below.

Overview – Equity ownership by HDGs and application of ICT Sector Code

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[3 April 2016] ICASA has initiated an inquiry under section 4B of the ICASA Act into transformation and broader ownership issues applicable to holders of electronic communications service and electronic communications network service licences.

Discussion document – Equity ownership by HDGs and application of ICT Sector Code

Comments are due by 8 June 2017 for the attention of:

Project Manager: Ms Refiloe Motsoeneng
Tel: 011 566 3213
Fax: 011 566 3214
transformation@icasa.org.za

The purpose of the inquiry is to determine:

  • how ICASA should approach the implementation the ICT Sector Code  in light of the existing Historically Disadvantaged Groups/Individuals  (‘HDG/I’) ownership requirements; and
  • how ICASA can promote Broad-Based Economic Empowerment (‘BBBEE’), and equity ownership of HDG’s as required in terms of sections  9 and 13 of the Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (‘ECA’) (Act No.36 of
    2005), as amended.
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